Author Archives: Allen Telgenhof

About Allen Telgenhof

Allen Telgenhof is the Charlevoix County Prosecuting Attorney; he has been an attorney since 1989 and a high school baseball coach since 2005. Graduated from Clio High School, Michigan State University and Thomas M. Cooley Law School. Proud father of Ty, Ally, Will and Lou and husband to Erin.

Man Sentenced to Prison for Builder Fraud

Steven Edward Broman, 46, Indian River, was sentenced to serve 28 months to 15 years in prison this afternoon in the 33rd Circuit Court. According to police affidavits filed in two cases against Broman, in 2019 and 2020, he agreed … Continue reading

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Child Abuser Sentenced to Prison

John Paul Fiedorek, 34, Charlevoix, was sentenced to serve 18 to 36 years in prison this morning in the 33rd Circuit Court. Fiedorek had been convicted of one count of child abuse, first degree and two counts of child abuse, … Continue reading

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Disorder In The Court

It was an exciting day in the 33rd Circuit Court in Charlevoix as following a jury guilty verdict, a defendant who had just been convicted ran away from police officers in the courtroom and hurdled the bar in the back … Continue reading

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Charlevoix Man Sentenced to Prison on Weapons Charges

Steve A. Martin, 69, Charlevoix, was sentenced to serve a minimum of 39 months in prison this afternoon in the 33rd Circuit Court. Martin pleaded guilty on March 4 to possessing a firearm during the commission of a felony and … Continue reading

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Domestic Abuser Sent to Prison

Laurence Joseph Frechette III, 58, Boyne City, was sentenced to serve 18 to 60 months in prison this morning in the 33rd Circuit Court. On Feb. 10, 2022, Frechette was convicted following a jury trial of aggravated domestic violence, second … Continue reading

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Charlevoix Man Convicted of First Degree Child Abuse

After a jury trial that stretched over two weeks and deliberations over two days, a Charlevoix County jury convicted John Paul Fiedorek, 34, Charlevoix, of one count of first degree child abuse and two counts of second degree child abuse … Continue reading

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East Jordan Man Convicted on Drug Charges

After two days of trial and an hour of deliberation, tonight a Charlevoix County jury convicted Mark Allen Ingersoll, Jr., 35, East Jordan of two counts of delivery of cocaine, possession with intent to deliver cocaine, possession of a controlled … Continue reading

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Boyne City Man Convicted of Domestic Violence

A Charlevoix County jury convicted Laurence Joseph Frechette III, 58, Boyne City, of aggravated domestic violence following a two-day jury trial in the 33rd Circuit Court. Frechette had been convicted of domestic violence previously so the conviction carries with it … Continue reading

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Muskegon Man Sent to Prison on Meth Charge

This morning in the 33rd Circuit Court, Matthew Allen Bays, 38, Muskegon, was sentenced to serve 66 to 240 months in prison for selling methamphetamine to a confidential informant. Bays had pleaded guilty on December 7, 2021 to delivery of … Continue reading

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Man Convicted of Terrorist Threats Gets 5 to 20 Year Sentence

Judge Thomas G. Power sentenced Jonathon Paul Stewart, 33, Atlanta (MI) to serve 5 to 20 years in prison following his conviction for making terrorist threats and malicious use of a telecommunication device. Stewart has been in jail since his … Continue reading

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